Faculty Accomplishments

Workers finished USFSM's basketball court Thursday afternoon.

USF Sarasota-Manatee basketball court is ready for play

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 26, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee students and faculty now have another recreational venue after completion this week of the basketball court at the campus’ north end. Workers...

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USFSM

Board of Governors removes enrollment cap for USF Sarasota-Manatee

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 19, 2015) – Student enrollment at USF Sarasota-Manatee is no longer limited after a decision Thursday by the State University System of Florida Board of Governors to...

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Dr. Jody McBrien, left, and Ashley Metelus will return to Uganda this summer.

USFSM’s Dr. McBrien to visit Uganda to promote book

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 18, 2015) – She had heard the stories of brutality over and over, but also tales of hope, such as how a group of women survivors were...

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Dr. Cihan Cobanoglu

Poll by USF Sarasota-Manatee researchers shows tourism interest in Cuba

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 15, 2015) – A new poll by USF Sarasota-Manatee researchers shows Americans warming to the idea of traveling to Cuba for tourism. The poll shows 91 percent...

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Dr. Kathy Black is leading the Age-Friendly Sarasota initiative.

USF Sarasota-Manatee helping to make Sarasota more age-friendly

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 10, 2015) – Sarasota County residents ages 50 and older can now participate in an online survey offered by “Age-Friendly Sarasota,” the multi-partner initiative aimed at making...

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Dr. Tricia Hunsader, an assistant professor at USF Sarasota-Manatee's College of Education, is seeking donated eyeglasses for a Cambodian village.

USF Sarasota-Manatee professor to make Cambodia trip

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 2, 2015) – Dr. Tricia Hunsader, a USF Sarasota-Manatee assistant professor, could be forgiven for taking a break between semesters, but instead she’s busy planning a trip...

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Dr. Richard Reich

USF Sarasota-Manatee appoints first faculty research coordinator

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 28, 2015) – Dr. Richard Reich, associate professor of psychology at USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been named to the newly created position of...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee's College of Education has earned the highest national accreditation.

USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Education earns national accreditation

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 20, 2015) – The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Education has been awarded accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the...

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Fulton

USF Sarasota-Manatee researcher: Band class more than just music

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 7, 2015) – Dr. Susan Fulton and her husband, John, were talking about budget cuts to school band programs a couple years ago when Fulton was struck...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee Age Friendly Sarasota AARP

Sarasota County Joins Global Network of Age-Friendly Communities

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 6, 2015) – The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee has joined an initiative to help Sarasota County enter a network of more than 250 cities and communities worldwide promoting...

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Left to right: Regional Chancellor for USF Sarasota-Manatee Dr. Sandra Stone, Outstanding Graduate Award Winner Colleen Bankuty and USF System President Dr. Judy Genshaft at Sunday's commencement.

USF Sarasota-Manatee grads look to Career Services office for next step

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 4, 2015) – Michael Aemisegger Jr. is set to start an accounting job next week. Jessica Mahon has already lined up an insurance sales position. And Will...

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Commencement

USF Sarasota-Manatee Will Hold 63rd Commencement Ceremony Sunday, May 3

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 28, 2015) – The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee (USFSM) will hold its spring commencement exercises at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, at the Bradenton Area...

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L to R: USFSM College of Business Dean Emeritus Dr. Robert Anderson, Nicholas Joblonski, Lauren Henry, Melissa Bontrager, Julie Rio, Alexis Brodil, Gregory Farrenkopf and USFSM College of Business Interim Dean Dr. James Curran.

USFSM students inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma honor society, join top business students worldwide

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 24, 2015)  – Thirteen USF Sarasota-Manatee College of Business students can now count themselves among the elite worldwide. In a brief ceremony Friday at the campus’ Selby...

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Assistant Professor of Accounting Carlos Jimenez at Monday's Boston Marathon.

USF Sarasota-Manatee teacher overcomes obstacles, runs in famed Boston Marathon

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 24, 2015)  – Most days see Carlos Jimenez in a classroom teaching business students. Not this past Monday. The assistant professor of accounting at the University of...

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Distinguished Visiting Professor USF Sarasota-Manatee Dr. Fred DeMicco

Distinguished Visiting Professor Series Brings Hospitality and Tourism Expert to USFSM

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 22, 2015) – The College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership at USF Sarasota-Manatee (USFSM) welcomed its third guest to campus as part of the Distinguished Visiting Professor...

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Jennifer Caba speaks to fellow scholarship recipient Bryan Jacobs at Monday’s reception.

USFSM honors scholarship donors, recipients at reception

By: Rich Shopes USFSM Communications and Marketing SARASOTA, Fla. (April 21, 2015)  – Jennifer Caba said she likely wouldn’t have attended the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee if not for...

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Student-Awards

USFSM honors leadership, school spirit with annual awards

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 20, 2015)  – Dana Arace is a “Bull-iever.” The Adventure Club is a “Rowdy Bull.” And Jay Riley, director of alumni affairs at the University of South...

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Dr. Kathy Black is leading the Age-Friendly Sarasota initiative.

University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee Professor Receives 2015 WLP Faculty Research Award

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 16, 2015) – Dr. Kathy Black, professor of social work and gerontology at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, was one of three women faculty members in...

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Colorful self-portraits expressing “What I Can Be With a College Degree” will be displayed in the USF Sarasota-Manatee College of Education beginning February 27, 2015. The art was created by 5th graders at Emma E. Booker Elementary School in a collaborative initiative to help them understand and visualize their future careers.

College of Education Hosts Emma E. Booker Elementary Students for Special Event

SARASOTA Fla. (February 24, 2015) – The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee College of Education is working with fifth grade students at Emma E. Booker Elementary to create original works...

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Garden

Edible Garden Gives Students Lesson in Sustainability

SARASOTA, Fla. (January 14, 2014) – An unused piece of land in front of the USF Sarasota-Manatee Culinary Innovation Lab on Lakewood Ranch Main Street is now being used to give students a hands-on...

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USF Seal

Duvall Family Studies Conference to be hosted at USFSM

SARASOTA (February 6, 2015) – The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee will be the site of the 2015 Duvall Family Studies Conference, a biennial symposium created to bring academic research...

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Dr. Jean Kabongo USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Business Management and Entrepreneurship MBA

USFSM Professor to Host Entrepreneurial Workshop

SARASOTA, Fla. (January 21, 2015) – Dr. Jean Kabongo, associate professor of strategic management and entrepreneurship at USF Sarasota-Manatee, is conducting a free event open to the public designed for...

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Top Photos of 2014

USF Sarasota-Manatee would like to wish you and your family a very special holiday season. 2014 was a great year for USFSM and the future looks bright moving in to...

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USFSM College of Business Dean Announces Retirement

Dr. Robert Anderson will be retiring as dean of the College of Business on December 31, after 43 years in the USF system.

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Dr. Timothy Turner USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM English

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Timothy Turner, English

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr....

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Dr. Thomas (Tom) Becker, Business Management, USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Thomas Becker, Business Management

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr....

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Dr. Thomas (Tom) Becker, Business Management, USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Richard Borghesi, Finance

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr....

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Tuesday Talks: John Stewart, Professional and Technical Communication

Tuesday Talks: John Stewart, Professional & Technical Communication

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at John Stewart....

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Dr. Sunita Lodwig Information Technology USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Sunita Lodwig, Information Technology

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Sunita...

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Dr. Katerina Berezina Hospitality Management USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Katerina Berezina, Hospitality Management

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr....

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Dr. Sandra Stone USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM New Regional Chancellor

New Regional Chancellor is Named at USF Sarasota-Manatee

SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 26, 2014) — University of South Florida System President Judy Genshaft today named Dr. Sandra Stone regional chancellor of the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. Stone comes...

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Tuesday Talks: Jon Stuart, Entrepreneurship USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM

Tuesday Talks: Jon Stuart, Entrepreneurship

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at adjuct...

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SRQ

Students Investigate Customers’ Perceptions of SRQ Airport

Dean Cihan Cobanoglu, Dr. Serdar Ongan and Dr. Wan Yang of USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership (CHTL) are conducting a satisfaction study for Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)...

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Dr. Kathy Black USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Social Work

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Kathy Black, Social Work

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Kathy...

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Dr. Jody Lynn McBrien USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Education

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Jody Lynn McBrien, Education

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr....

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Dr. Jean Kabongo USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Business Management and Entrepreneurship MBA

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Jean Kabongo, Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Jean Kabongo....

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Chef Joe Askren USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Hospitality

Tuesday Talks: Chef Joe Askren, Hospitality

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Chef Joe Askren....

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Dr. Wilma Davidson USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Professional & Technical Communication

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Wilma Davidson, Professional & Technical Communication

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Wilma Davidson....

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Dr. Marie Byrd USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Elementary Education

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Marie Byrd, Elementary Education

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Marie Byrd....

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Dr. Jenni Menon Mariano USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Education

Professor Receives Funding for Research on the Higher Education Experience

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee has been awarded a $289,336 sub-award through Clark University as part of a 1.45 million dollar grant funded by the John Templeton Foundation, to...

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Dr. Jennifer Menon Mariano

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Jenni Menon Mariano, Secondary Education & Literacies Curriculum

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments. This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Jenni Mennon Mariano. Dr. Mariano...

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Dr. James (Jim) Curran, USF Sarasota-Manatee Marketing Business

Tuesday Talks: Dr. James Curran, Marketing

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. James Curran. Dr. James...

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Dr. Terry Osborn, USFSM Regional Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs

USFSM Announces Interim Regional Chancellor

Terry A. Osborn, USF Sarasota-Manatee regional vice chancellor for academic and student affairs, will serve as interim regional chancellor effective August 1. Arthur M. Guilford will be stepping down from...

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Dr. Richard Reich USF Sarasota-Manatee

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Richard Reich, Psychology

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Richard Reich. Dr. Richard...

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Dr. Susan Fulton

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Susan Fulton, Communications Sciences & Disorders

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Susan Fulton. Dr....

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USF Sarasota-Manatee John Stewart

BLOG: Classroom Success Leads to National Recognition

John Stewart, Visiting Instructor of Professional and Technical Communication, will be presenting his paper on “Implementing an XML Authoring Project in a New Media Course” at the IEEE International Professional...

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Dr. Valerie Lipscomb USFSM

Lipscomb Nominated for Research and Publication Award

USF Sarasota-Manatee Assistant Professor of English Valerie Lipscomb was nominated for the Vera Mowry Roberts Research and Publication award with her essay “’Putting on Her White Hair’: The Life Course...

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USFSM Global Engagement Office

Global Engagement Office Opens at USF Sarasota-Manatee

USF Sarasota-Manatee announces the creation of a Global Engagement Office (GEO), a liaison to USF World, which will develop the international reach of the institution and advance student achievement through...

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Dr. Cihan Cobanoglu USFSM

Dr. Cobanoglu Honored with Tourism Catalyst Award

Cihan Cobanoglu, dean of the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership, received the Bradenton Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau’s 2014 Tourism Catalyst Award. “Today, I...

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USFSM AACSB Accreditation

USFSM College of Business Maintains Prestigious AACSB Business Accreditation

The College of Business at USF Sarasota-Manatee has maintained its business accreditation by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB Accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in...

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Dr. Terry Osborn, USFSM Regional Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs

Dr. Terry Osborn Named New Regional Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs

USF Sarasota-Manatee Regional Chancellor Arthur Guilford  announces the selection of Terry A. Osborn, dean and professor of the College of Education at USF Sarasota-Manatee since 2010, to fill the position...

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Dr. Timothy Turner, USFSM

Turner Receives Grant for Scholarly Research This Summer in England

Timothy Turner, an Elizabethan scholar and assistant professor in the USF Sarasota-Manatee College of Arts and Sciences, received a USF System “New Researcher” grant to travel to the United Kingdom...

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Chef Burak Mil

Chef Burak Mil Brings Global Perspective to USFSM

Chef Burak Mil works with students in the new Culinary Innovation Lab at USFSM, bringing his special global perspective to students learning the intricacies of chefs’ day-to-day responsibilities. He joined...

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Commencement

USF Sarasota-Manatee Holds 60th Commencement Ceremony

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee’s fall commencement exercises will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 15th at the Bradenton Area Convention Center. Of the 197 USF Sarasota-Manatee...

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Dr. Melissa Sloan

Dr. Melissa Sloan Earns National Attention

For an academic researcher, perhaps the most rewarding part of the publication process comes when your work is cited in the national media. That is what USF Sarasota-Manatee’s Dr. Melissa...

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Dr. Elaine Augustine

Dr. Elaine Augustine Receives an Editor’s Choice Award

Dr. Elaine Augustine, Instructor of Psychology at USF Sarasota-Manatee, recently received the Editor’s Choice Award from the Cognitive Development Society.  The award was given for an article in the Journal...

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Osborn

Dr. Terry A. Osborn Named Executive Director of FACTE

Dr. Terry A. Osborn, Dean and Professor, College of Education at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee has been named the Executive Director of the Florida Association of Colleges for...

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CLC

USFSM Announces Newest Community Leadership Council Members

University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee welcomed 10 new members to the Community Leadership Council (CLC) for 2013-14. This group of community and business leaders from the Sarasota-Manatee County area represent...

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Faculty

14 New Faculty Members; Six Promotions for Current Faculty

The University of South Florida Sarasota- Manatee has added a total of 14 new professors to the faculty for the Fall 2013 semester. In addition to the 14 new faculty...

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Senapati

Dr. Su Senapati Joins Staff at USF Sarasota-Manatee

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee has hired a USF alumna to the university staff. Dr. Senapati will work as the Faculty Coordinator for Learning Support Services while also teaching...

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2012-13 USFSM Faculty & Staff Recognition

Recognition is an important part of our culture at USF and this year our Outstanding Staff Award program honors employees who continually work to make USFSM a better place. The...

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Todd Hughes

USF Sarasota-Manatee Army veteran reflects on July 4th meaning

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 2, 2015) – The Fourth of July means fireworks, barbecuing and family get-togethers to most and then there’s Todd Hughes, veterans services administrator at USF Sarasota-Manatee’s Student...

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Andrew Gorman, an area manager at Enterprise Holdings, presents a check to Regional Chancellor Dr. Sandra Stone. Also pictured is Career Services Coordinator Toni Ripo.

USF Sarasota-Manatee receives Enterprise donation

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 1, 2015) – The Enterprise Holdings Foundation continues to support USF Sarasota-Manatee students, donating $5,000 toward professional development programs at the university’s Career Services office. Andrew Gorman,...

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Dewaine Edwards and Geborah Joseph-Smith.

USF Sarasota-Manatee students launch drive to help local homeless

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 1, 2015) – Dewaine Edwards never meant to launch a collection drive for Resurrection House Inc., yet the USF Sarasota-Manatee senior quickly seized on the idea. Now...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee Launches 40th Anniversary Celebration

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 26, 2015) – Come help us celebrate! The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee is marking 40 years of service to the community, and to acknowledge the occasion...

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UnidosNow at USFSM

USFSM, UnidosNow to hold workshop for college-bound students

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 29, 2015) – Catalina Kaiyoorawongs wants Hispanic high school students to make education the top priority of their young lives. “I want them to dream big,” said...

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Workers finished USFSM's basketball court Thursday afternoon.

USF Sarasota-Manatee basketball court is ready for play

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 26, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee students and faculty now have another recreational venue after completion this week of the basketball court at the campus’ north end. Workers...

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L to R: Dr. Jenni Menon Mariano, Bonnie Silvestri, Prof. Ulisses Araujo and Prof. Valeria Arantes.

Brazilian researchers visit USF Sarasota-Manatee

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 24, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee faculty on Tuesday heard from two Brazilian scholars about how freshmen at the University of Sao Paulo are learning problem-solving skills to...

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Andrew Telatovich, director of admissions at USF Sarasota-Manatee.

USFSM open house set Thursday, prospective students’ interest grows

  SARASOTA, Fla. (June 22, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee is seeing larger crowds at its open house events since first admitting freshmen two years ago. Last June’s open house drew...

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Board of Governors removes enrollment cap for USF Sarasota-Manatee

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 19, 2015) – Student enrollment at USF Sarasota-Manatee is no longer limited after a decision Thursday by the State University System of Florida Board of Governors to...

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Dr. Jody McBrien, left, and Ashley Metelus will return to Uganda this summer.

USFSM’s Dr. McBrien to visit Uganda to promote book

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 18, 2015) – She had heard the stories of brutality over and over, but also tales of hope, such as how a group of women survivors were...

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Amela Malkic, director of USF Sarasota-Manatee's Global Engagement Office.

University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee Grows Global Engagement Office

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 18, 2015) – Since the creation of USF Sarasota-Manatee’s Global Engagement Office (GEO) in May 2014, the program has experienced considerable growth. Approximately 50 international students, from...

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Work resumed this week on the basketball court at the campus' north end.

USFSM’s basketball court nearly complete as work resumes this week

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 17, 2015) – Depending on weather, USF Sarasota-Manatee’s new basketball court at the campus’ north end could be ready for play next week. Workers Tuesday leveled uneven...

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Dr. Cihan Cobanoglu

Poll by USF Sarasota-Manatee researchers shows tourism interest in Cuba

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 15, 2015) – A new poll by USF Sarasota-Manatee researchers shows Americans warming to the idea of traveling to Cuba for tourism. The poll shows 91 percent...

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Dr. Kathy Black is leading the Age-Friendly Sarasota initiative.

USF Sarasota-Manatee helping to make Sarasota more age-friendly

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 10, 2015) – Sarasota County residents ages 50 and older can now participate in an online survey offered by “Age-Friendly Sarasota,” the multi-partner initiative aimed at making...

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Jay Riley, director of alumni affairs.

USF Sarasota-Manatee launches student-alumni tours

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 4, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee College of Business students will get an opportunity to mingle with alumni and learn about government, the broadcasting business and recreation-centered development...

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USF's Board of Trustees has approved USF Sarasota-Manatee's long-range strategic plan.

USF Sarasota-Manatee’s long-range plan wins board approval

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 4, 2015) – Increased faculty research. Additional laboratory space. Expanded community engagement. Establishment of an NCAA women’s rowing team. These are among the dozens of long-term goals...

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Back L to R: Orlando Antigua, head coach of the USF men’s basketball team, and alumnus Bill Mariotti; Front L to R: Alumna Dr. Anila Jain and USFSM Regional Chancellor Dr. Sandra Stone.

USF Bulls on Parade comes to Sarasota

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 2, 2015) – USF head football coach Willie Taggart was among the athletic department officials fielding questions Monday as about 100 alumni, supporters and students packed Lee...

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Dr. Tricia Hunsader, an assistant professor at USF Sarasota-Manatee's College of Education, is seeking donated eyeglasses for a Cambodian village.

USF Sarasota-Manatee professor to make Cambodia trip

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 2, 2015) – Dr. Tricia Hunsader, a USF Sarasota-Manatee assistant professor, could be forgiven for taking a break between semesters, but instead she’s busy planning a trip...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee assists anti-bullying workshop

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 1, 2015) – The Sarasota County school district, Embracing Our Differences and other groups are teaming up for a three-day workshop this week at the University of...

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Lana Rusch, right, won the Quiet Quality Award on Friday, pictured here with Dr. Sandra Stone, regional chancellor at USF Sarasota-Manatee.

Rusch wins Quiet Quality Award

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 1, 2015) – Lana Rusch, an administrative specialist at USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership, has received a Quiet Quality Award. The Staff Senate presented...

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Rendering showing the inside of the proposed study lounge within the Information Commons area.

USF Sarasota-Manatee to remodel Information Commons area

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 29, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee students wandering into the Information Commons area this fall might notice a few changes, namely, a glass partition where the information desk sits...

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CIL

USF Sarasota-Manatee changes name of College of Hospitality & Technology Leadership

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 29, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Hospitality & Technology Leadership is getting a new name. Effective today, the college will be known as the College of...

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The Culinary Innovation Lab.

USF Sarasota-Manatee Culinary Innovation Lab receives gift

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 28, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee’s Culinary Innovation Lab (CIL) has received a $1,500 gift for its assistance during last October’s Chowdown for Charity fundraiser in Palmetto. The gift,...

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Dr. Richard Reich

USF Sarasota-Manatee appoints first faculty research coordinator

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 28, 2015) – Dr. Richard Reich, associate professor of psychology at USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been named to the newly created position of...

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Student Ruby Ramos conducts research at the biology lab that opened in early May.

USF Sarasota-Manatee to open second biological laboratory

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 27, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee has received a $50,000 grant from the Selby Foundation to support construction of a second modular laboratory for biological research. The grant,...

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The University of South Florida welcomed NCAA women golfers to a reception Thursday night at the Polo Grill in Lakewood Ranch. Left to right: USFSM student Ambassador John Akar, golfing legend Annika Sörenstam, student Ambassador Lauren Henry and radio personality Lulu.

USF Sarasota-Manatee plays its part as NCAA Golf Championship arrives

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 22, 2015) – They receive little fanfare and work mostly behind the scenes. As dozens of the best collegiate golfers arrive this week and next for the...

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The Bulls on Parade tour will stop in the Sarasota area June 1.

USF coaches tour Bulls on Parade to make stop in Sarasota area

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 21, 2015) – Bulls fans are invited to mingle with University of South Florida coaches when the Bulls on Parade USF Coaches Tour makes a stop in...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee ACT Prep Class

USF Sarasota-Manatee course aims to improve students’ scores on college entrance exam

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 20, 2015) – Help is coming for high school seniors and juniors looking for that extra edge on the ACT college entrance exam. USF Sarasota-Manatee is planning...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee's College of Education has earned the highest national accreditation.

USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Education earns national accreditation

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 20, 2015) – The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Education has been awarded accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the...

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Students Moe Maung and Kathy Vu will study in South Korea this summer.

Study abroad trip will mark anniversary for USF Sarasota-Manatee pair

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 19, 2015) – While most students are enjoying a dip in the pool or simply a break from studies, Moe Maung and Kathy Vu will spend their...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee student designs logo, sells T-shirts to raise funds for Alzheimer’s care and research

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 14, 2015) – Mary Reda has walked three times in the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s, but this fall’s upcoming march in Bradenton means so much more...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee to host educator leadership summit in North Port

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 13, 2015) – Dr. Colleen Lord, chair of the advanced educator program at the USF Sarasota-Manatee North Port Instructional Site, learned a valuable life lesson years ago...

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Interns Zach Nemitz and Ruby Ramos take turns looking at bacteria through a microscope.

USF Sarasota-Manatee lab looks to control mosquito population

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 12, 2015) – Dr. Aparna Telang’s research lab is taking shape after the modular building arrived in late January at USF Sarasota-Manatee’s north parking lot. Two incubators,...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee scholarship benefits from generous donor

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 8, 2015) – For students like Jennifer Caba, Alex Benishek and scores of others at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, the Clyde G. Nixon International Business...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee researcher: Band class more than just music

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 7, 2015) – Dr. Susan Fulton and her husband, John, were talking about budget cuts to school band programs a couple years ago when Fulton was struck...

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Sarasota County Joins Global Network of Age-Friendly Communities

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 6, 2015) – The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee has joined an initiative to help Sarasota County enter a network of more than 250 cities and communities worldwide promoting...

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BLOG: USF Sarasota-Manatee instructor Ross Alander retires

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 5, 2015) – College of Business instructor Ross Alander has retired from the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, though he says he intends to stay busy in...

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Left to right: Regional Chancellor for USF Sarasota-Manatee Dr. Sandra Stone, Outstanding Graduate Award Winner Colleen Bankuty and USF System President Dr. Judy Genshaft at Sunday's commencement.

USF Sarasota-Manatee grads look to Career Services office for next step

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 4, 2015) – Michael Aemisegger Jr. is set to start an accounting job next week. Jessica Mahon has already lined up an insurance sales position. And Will...

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Crews continue work Friday on the new basketball court at USF Sarasota-Manatee

USF Sarasota-Manatee athletic courts project nears completion

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 1, 2015) – Finishing touches were made a month ago to the volleyball court and in matter of weeks the basketball court will be ready for play....

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Left to right, Vince Buckwalter, Mark Miller, Mark Marshall and Mike Townsend of Stryker.

Musician relishes journey, finds new calling at USF Sarasota-Manatee

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 29, 2015)  – Anyone kicking around Sarasota’s club scene 20 years ago might remember the band Stryker. Scratch your memory a little harder and you might recall...

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Ajax Building Corp. establishes scholarship for USF Sarasota-Manatee

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 28, 2015)  – Ajax Building Corporation, which for years contributed to projects across the USF System, has donated an initial $5,000 to establish a scholarship fund at...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee Will Hold 63rd Commencement Ceremony Sunday, May 3

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 28, 2015) – The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee (USFSM) will hold its spring commencement exercises at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, at the Bradenton Area...

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Freshman Taylor Greenan recently completed an internship at the Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota.

Field trips pivotal in career, study choices for biology student; dozens awarded by College of Arts & Sciences

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 27, 2015)  – Taylor Greenan was absolutely certain she wanted to become a field biologist after an elementary school trip to MarineLab, the Key Largo-based floating classroom...

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L to R: USFSM College of Business Dean Emeritus Dr. Robert Anderson, Nicholas Joblonski, Lauren Henry, Melissa Bontrager, Julie Rio, Alexis Brodil, Gregory Farrenkopf and USFSM College of Business Interim Dean Dr. James Curran.

USFSM students inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma honor society, join top business students worldwide

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 24, 2015)  – Thirteen USF Sarasota-Manatee College of Business students can now count themselves among the elite worldwide. In a brief ceremony Friday at the campus’ Selby...

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E-Learning Blog: Canvas Release Notes for 04/25/15

Every 3 weeks we bring you the details on scheduled updates to the Canvas system, with information specific to the Canvas features enabled by our institution. Have a question about something...

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Assistant Professor of Accounting Carlos Jimenez at Monday's Boston Marathon.

USF Sarasota-Manatee teacher overcomes obstacles, runs in famed Boston Marathon

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 24, 2015)  – Most days see Carlos Jimenez in a classroom teaching business students. Not this past Monday. The assistant professor of accounting at the University of...

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Senior Elizabeth Nader-Bolles lands a job working for a congressman.

Relishing politics, USF Sarasota-Manatee senior lands job at local congressman’s district office

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 23, 2015)  – It’s only fitting that Elizabeth “Libby” Nader-Bolles, a senior at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, would land a job at a district office...

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Distinguished Visiting Professor USF Sarasota-Manatee Dr. Fred DeMicco

Distinguished Visiting Professor Series Brings Hospitality and Tourism Expert to USFSM

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 22, 2015) – The College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership at USF Sarasota-Manatee (USFSM) welcomed its third guest to campus as part of the Distinguished Visiting Professor...

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Manatee County school collaborates with USF Sarasota-Manatee

USF Sarasota-Manatee is teaming up with a Manatee County elementary school to propose a novel teaching method aimed at boosting retention levels in young children.

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Jennifer Caba speaks to fellow scholarship recipient Bryan Jacobs at Monday’s reception.

USFSM honors scholarship donors, recipients at reception

By: Rich Shopes USFSM Communications and Marketing SARASOTA, Fla. (April 21, 2015)  – Jennifer Caba said she likely wouldn’t have attended the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee if not for...

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USFSM honors leadership, school spirit with annual awards

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 20, 2015)  – Dana Arace is a “Bull-iever.” The Adventure Club is a “Rowdy Bull.” And Jay Riley, director of alumni affairs at the University of South...

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USFSM urged to collect books for children’s reading program

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 20, 2015)  – University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee students and faculty are being asked to support a new United Way program that aims to boost childhood reading...

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USFSM Military Appreciation Day a time to reflect and give thanks

Student-veterans attending Thursday’s Military Appreciation Day at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee heard two key messages: Help is here and your service is invaluable.

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USFSM to recognize scholarship donors and recipients with reception

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 15, 2015) – University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee (USFSM) will host a cocktail reception Monday, April 20, at 4 p.m. to recognize scholarship donors and recipients. Scholarships...

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University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee Celebrates Military Appreciation Day on Campus

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 14, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee’s Veteran Services and Student Veteran Society will host a free, open to the public event on April 16th, 2015 from 11 a.m....

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E-Learning Blog: Canvas Release Notes for 04/04/15

Every 3 weeks we bring you the details on scheduled updates to the Canvas system, with information specific to the Canvas features enabled by our institution. Have a question about something...

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USFSM Culinary Innovation Lab to Host Food and Beer Pairing Event

UPDATE: This event is now sold out. Tickets will not be sold at the door. Thank you for the outstanding support! SARASOTA, Fla. (April 3, 2015) – The USF Sarasota-Manatee (USFSM)...

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USFSM alumnus Ed Hashey was named Sarasota County Teacher of the Year (Photo credit: Rachel O'Hara - Sarasota Herald-Tribune)

Alumnus Ed Hashey Honored as Sarasota County Teacher of the Year

SARASOTA, Fla. (March 30, 2015) – Ed Hashey, Wilkinson Elementary School teacher and University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee (USFSM) alumnus, has been named Sarasota County’s 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year. Finalists...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee student Jeanine Ashforth Named Newman Civic Fellow

Campus Compact Honors USFSM Student as a Newman Civic Fellow for Community Engagement

SARASOTA, Fla. (March 26, 2015) – Inspired by a class service project, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee (USFSM) student Jeanine Ashforth turned her idea into a reality to help a...

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E-Learning Blog: Canvas Release Notes for 03/14/15

Every 3 weeks we bring you the details on scheduled updates to the Canvas system, with information specific to the Canvas features enabled by our institution. Have a question about something...

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Well-Known Criminologist to Headline Upcoming Knowledge-A-Bull Speaker Series

SARASOTA (March 3, 2015) – The upcoming University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee Knowledge-A-Bull Speaker Series will feature Dr. Robert Agnew, a renowned criminologist and professor. Dr. Agnew will lead a...

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USFSM College of Education Inspires Students’ Future Careers

The USF Sarasota-Manatee College of Education collaborated with fifth grade students at Emma E. Booker Elementary to create original works of art entitled “What I Could Be With a College...

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